Technical Services Manager

Since 2007 African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining and there is a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business.To date, we have trained over 20,000 Africans and developed over 100 African expatriates. We have a wide range of people development programs, including an Apprenticeship, graduate and leadership program. These programs ensure our people not only become exceptional in their field but have a career pathway to develop and progress through the organisation. Our track record of contract extensions and renewals demonstrates the strength of our relationships with our clients and our ability to create enduring value for them.About the roleWe are seeking safety-focused individuals who are aligned with the AUMS principles to mentor and upskill the local workforce in best-practice underground mining standards. In line with forecasted growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Technical Services Managers to join our West African Operations. Reporting to the Project Manager this position will work a 6:4 roster, however at this present time due to COVID travel restrictions it will be working on a 10:6 roster.Key Requirements;Strong background working with underground mining equipment and in a high-speed development mechanised mineWA underground supervisors’ certificate of competency, or equivalentThe ability to perform and act as the relief Project Manager if requiredBachelor’s Degree in Mining EngineeringEnsure client requirements are met contractually and maintain a robust and favourable relationship with the clientProvide financial analysis and implementation of cost reduction initiativesProduction monitoring and liaise with the operations team to optimise project deliverablesReview mining schedules, plans and designs as required and monitor progress, manning levels and productivity analysis including budget and costsWeekly and monthly performance reportingManagement of quality assurance and complianceAssists with the preparation of monthly claims and interface with our clientThe ability to influence and engage with operational personnel, with good communication and interpersonal skillsStrong observation and analytical skills that translate to improvementsHighly experienced with information management system and reporting tools (e.g. Pronto) including valuing the importance of information securityWhat we can offer;A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel and income protection)The opportunity to be involved in developing and training the future national workforceCultural awareness trainingRemuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidatesYour passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills within the local team will be backed up by a resilient, supportive and considerate attitude. 170000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Perth 6000
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Technical Services Manager

  • Join a world-leader in underground mining
  • Fly in from any capital city in the world
  • A permanent position with generous salary packages

Since 2007 African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining and there is a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business.

To date, we have trained over 20,000 Africans and developed over 100 African expatriates. We have a wide range of people development programs, including an Apprenticeship, graduate and leadership program. These programs ensure our people not only become exceptional in their field but have a career pathway to develop and progress through the organisation. Our track record of contract extensions and renewals demonstrates the strength of our relationships with our clients and our ability to create enduring value for them.

About the role

We are seeking safety-focused individuals who are aligned with the AUMS principles to mentor and upskill the local workforce in best-practice underground mining standards. In line with forecasted growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Technical Services Managers to join our West African Operations. Reporting to the Project Manager this position will work a 6:4 roster, however at this present time due to COVID travel restrictions it will be working on a 10:6 roster.

Key Requirements;

  • Strong background working with underground mining equipment and in a high-speed development mechanised mine
  • WA underground supervisors’ certificate of competency, or equivalent
  • The ability to perform and act as the relief Project Manager if required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Ensure client requirements are met contractually and maintain a robust and favourable relationship with the client
  • Provide financial analysis and implementation of cost reduction initiatives
  • Production monitoring and liaise with the operations team to optimise project deliverables
  • Review mining schedules, plans and designs as required and monitor progress, manning levels and productivity analysis including budget and costs
  • Weekly and monthly performance reporting
  • Management of quality assurance and compliance
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly claims and interface with our client
  • The ability to influence and engage with operational personnel, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong observation and analytical skills that translate to improvements
  • Highly experienced with information management system and reporting tools (e.g. Pronto) including valuing the importance of information security

What we can offer;

  • A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel and income protection)
  • The opportunity to be involved in developing and training the future national workforce
  • Cultural awareness training
  • Remuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidates

Your passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills within the local team will be backed up by a resilient, supportive and considerate attitude.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, OR for further information email Rebecca.thorp@Barminco.com.au or  alex.noye@barminco.com.au

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